We regularly drive everywhere in Japan. All the time. Or, so it seems anyway. However, sometimes a car is not practical - notably when you have to travel from city center to city center and back in one day - and under these circumstances, the Japanese rail system is a brilliant alternative.
Just outside the North East boundary of Tokyo’s Yamanote Line, is one of the megapolis’ oldest undeveloped urban areas. As one of the last stations on the Tokyo Metro’s Hibiya Line, Kita-Senju holds particular favor for the urban explorer, with many old buildings, local restaurants, and fascinating locals.